Idioms

a bad hair day

This page is about the idiom a bad hair day

INFORMAL

Meaning

If you're having a bad hair day, everything seems to be going wrong for you.

For example

  • Poor Sue's in a terrible mood. I think she's having a bad hair day.

  • I knew it was going to be a bad hair day when my car wouldn't start.

Quick Quiz

If you're having a bad hair day

a. you've had a terrible haircut

b. nothing's going right for you

c. you don't care what people think about you
a) you've had a terrible haircut b) nothing's going right for you c) you don't care what people think about you

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Contributor: Matt Errey